Karbon Homes Scheme Receives Green Light

Karbon Homes new development in the North East has been given the green light – a scheme which will transform the former Sunderland College campus which has remained derelict since 2016. The £20m project will see the development of 105 new homes in a variety of styles with generous proportions of landscaped space, with the […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

Building a strong future in the North East

By Helen Golightly, Chief Executive, North East Local Enterprise Partnership: I’m very happy to be able to begin the New Year by speaking at the North East Development Conference, which takes place in Newcastle on Wednesday 8 January. I will be speaking alongside representatives from some of our universities, who will be discussing their ambitious […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

Exclusive Q&A – North East LEP

Ahead of the North East Development Conference; supported by the North East Combined Authority, we’ve been speaking exclusively to Helen Golightly – Chief Executive of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – to hear about the exciting opportunities for economic growth across the region…   Q. The North East LEP plays a crucial role […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

£200m Business Park Revealed at Teeside Airport

Plans for an impressive new £200m business park at Teeside International Airport have been announced – which could create almost 4,500 new jobs. The Airport, now under the ownership of the Tees Valley Combined Authority (75%) and Stobart Group (25%), is set to be transformed after previous plans to expand and grow the airport under […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

Thirteen Housing Begin Search For Construction Partners

Thirteen Housing Group – a prolific developer in the North East of England – are currently looking to engage with those in the construction industry to develop new homes, and maintain, upgrade and improve their current estate. Firstly they’re searching for two construction partners to help deliver an ambitious 5-year £100m programme of improvements, upgrades […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

UK Construction & Property Events Worth Attending in 2020

The construction and property industry is in a fascinating place. On one side there is major disruption and uncertainty with skills, housing, Brexit and more creating massive challenges which need to be overcome. On the other hand innovative smart solutions are offering ways to combat barriers, whilst ambitious infrastructure projects including HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

New Sunderland 40-bed Inn Receives Major Investment

Sunderland’s seaside is being given a boost thanks to approved plans for a 40-bed inn. The Inn Collection Group are revealing exclusive insights into their new developments at our upcoming North-East conference. Sunderland City Council’s planning committee has approved an application from hospitality and leisure company The Inn Collection Group, making way for a ‘pub […]

Posted by: John Clark

Read more

Politicians Warned That North Will Be Key In Upcoming Election

Whoever wins the upcoming general election will have to take northern concerns seriously, our HS2 Economic Growth Conference was told. Henri Murison, director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP), told the Northern Powerhouse Rail session that he had “never known” as much unanimity of political leadership across the north despite the cuts that the region’s […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

Pioneering construction skills academy opens

A pioneering civil engineering skills academy unlike anything else in the North East has been officially opened in Hartlepool. The new skills academy from Seymour Civil Engineering and principal partners Hartlepool College of Further Education and Hartlepool Borough Council will provide certified qualifications to future and current civil engineers both locally and nationally with the […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more